Red Cedar Mercantile
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12-2-21

 

This weeks feature item is this Griswold No. 6 Small Block Logo #699 K Cast Iron Smooth Bottom Skillet. It can be found in our online store at www.red-cedar-mercantile.com
If you are looking for other Griswold skillets we have others in our ship in Cameron that we have not put out on the internet yet.

 

 

 

11-24-21

 

This weeks feature item is this early Red Wing Art Pottery No. 173 green pot or vase from the 1930's. It measures 6 3/4" tall X 8" in diameter. This great vase or pot can be found in our online store.

 

11-12-21

 

This weeks feature item is this Vintage Old Timer Schrade 152 Sharpfinger Fixed Blade Knife With Sheath. It is in very good condition, the blade has dark spots from age and it could use a good sharpening. One nice thing about these old knives, they have good steel in them and they hold an edge very well. It is marked OLD TIMER on one side of the handle, and SCHRADE U.S.A. 152 on one side of the blade. It measures 6 3/4" long overall. This great knife can be found in our online store by clicking the button above.

 

 

11-4-21

 

This weeks feature item is this Vintage 1979 Tonka Builder Playset Number 5048 Pizza Shop Set. This great set is new still sealed in the plastic. It is for sale in our on-line store. Just click on the online store tab above.
 

10-29-21

 

This weeks feature item is this WWII US Army Corps Of Engineers compass. It is in excellent condition and can be found in our online store.

10-21-21

 

This weeks feature item is this vintage Traverse Woolen Co. 100% Wool Mackinaw Blanket with traverse stripe. It is new old stock still sealed in the plastic. It measures 72" x 90".

10-7-21

 

This weeks feature item is this Antique Gearhart Knitting Machine with original stand, attachments, manual, & box. It is from the 1920's and was used to knit socks and hats.

9-30-21

This weeks feature item is this Topsy Turvy cloth doll. 2 dolls in one just flip the skirt. This one was made in New Orleans.

9-23-21

 

Our feature item this week is this free standing locking message board with white and blue 3/4" letters and numbers. It is in like new condition and comes with 1 key. It measures 70" tall overall X 34" wide. The message area measures 33" tall X 19" wide.

9-16-21

 

This weeks feature item is this 1940's Keystone two story dollhouse with some hand made furniture. Keystone dollhouses were made out of painted pressboard, the windows are clear plastic.

 

 

 

9-9-21

 

Busy weekend here at Red Cedar Mercantile Antiques. We are still pricing our new items and putting them out. We are also setting up our sporting goods items at the gun show in Rice Lake. The show is at the Barron County Fair Grounds and runs Friday 3:00 to 8:00 and Saturday 9:00 to 4:00. The shop will be opening Friday at 12:30 and be open regular hours the rest of the weekend. This weeks feature item is this 1920's Torpedo minnow bucket. It is made out of tin and is made to pull behind your boat.

 

 

 

 

 

9-2-21

 

We are back open from a long show season and have alot of new items we are adding every day. This weeks feature item is this large Dolly Madison Ice Cream Sign. It measures 6 feet tall X 4 1/2 feet wide. Due to the size it is not listed in our on-line store. It can only be purchased at our physical store. $650.00

8-27-21

 

We are open.
Now that our show season has come to an end it's time to get all our new finds priced and in the store. In the next couple of days we will be adding sporting goods, tools, kitchen utensils, signs, cast pans, advertising items, and alot more.

 

 

7-21-21

We packed up the store and are taking it on the road.

See us in Hastings, MN July 23-25, 2021

Little Log House Antique Steam&Gas Power Show

 

 

7-8-21

 

This weeks feature item is this large vintage spoke shave. It could be a Stanley or because of the shape of the handles and body it could be a D R Barton with Stanley blade in it. It measures 16 3/4" long overall.

7-2-21

 

This weeks feature item is this Antique Handmade Router Plane Woodworking Tool. It is made out of oak, brass and steel. It is in excellent condition and very well done. It measures 8 5/8" long overall X 3 3/8" wide X 2 1/4" tall. The cutting edge measures 1/2" wide. It has the makers initials on the top. The body is made of oak, the bottom plate and cutter is made of steel, and it has brass accents. This great handmade plane would be an excellent addition to any collection and will display very well.

6-10-21

 

This weeks feature item is this Vintage Marathon City Brewing Co. Marathon, Wisconsin Beer Bottle Opener. These small town brewery items are getting very hard to find and are very collectible.

6-3-21

 

This weeks feature item is this Unused set of Wisconsin License plates from 1980. They come in the original mailer.

5-27-21

 

Today we start out summer hours. We will be open 10:00am to 5:00 pm Thursday through Monday (We are closed Tuesday and Wednesday) Our summer hours will continue through Labor Day weekend.
This weeks feature item is this brand new in the original box Cory coffee brewer. It is complete and has never been used.

2-20-21

 

This weeks feature item is this wooden red & white divided Coca-Cola pop crate from Rice Lake WI. It holds 24 bottles and is in very good condition with great graphics.

5-13-21

 

This weeks feature item is this Art Deco Automatic Electric Monophone AE40 Rotary Telephone. It is in excellent condition and can be found in our on-line store.

4-22-21

 

This weeks feature item is this new unassembled Tamiya 350 scale USS Enterprise Aircraft Carrier with 2 extra sets of airplanes. This great model is untouched, new in the box.

4-17-21

 

This weeks feature item is this antique wooden Star egg carrier tray with the original Jute-Board dividers for 2 Doz. eggs. The markings look great and would be perfect for decorating.

3-26-21

 

This weeks feature item is this beautiful Oriental 4 panel room divider. It has a black lacquer finish with raised mother of pearl accents. It measures 72" tall, each panel measures 18" wide. This great piece is only available in our store, no shipping.

3-18-21

 

This weeks feature item is this large Campfire Marshmallows tin. It measures 10" in diameter X 6" tall and is in very good condition.

3-11-21

 

This weeks feature item is this new in the box Millers Falls Tools No. 67A Spiral Ratchet Screw Driver with 3 Bits. This great item looks like it has never been used.

3-4-21

 

This weeks feature item is this 1960's Gucci Ophidia Green Suede & Leather Shoulder Bag. It is in like new condition and measures 10 1/2” wide X 9” tall X 2” deep.

 

 

2-25-21

 

This weeks feature item is this New in the box Zeeline model 1567 straight nozzle fuel nozzle. To be used with gravity flow tanks or electrical pumps.

2-11-21

 

This weeks feature item is this vintage 4 blade Imperial Boy Scout pocket knife. It is in very good to excellent condition and measures 3 3/4" long when closed, the knife blade measures 2 1/2" long. It is marked with the Boy Scout Logo that reads Be Prepared on one side panel. It is also marked IMPERIL PROV RI USA at the base of the blade. The markings are strong and easy to read. This great Boy Scout pocket knife would be an excellent addition to any collection and will display very well.

2-4-21

 

Red Cedar Mercantile will be opening for the 2021 season Friday February 5th. We are thankful to be able to open our shop back up this year after such a turbulent 2020, and when other small business had to close. We are renewing our commitment to bring quality antiques and vintage items to our customers, both in our shop and in our online store.
We just brought in a load of new and exciting items that is way out of our normal line of inventory we sell, including vintage oriental items, wicker chairs, vintage high end handbags and purses from Gucci, Escada, and Lalique, and vintage high end shoes from Gucci, Hermes, Ferragamo, and Manolo Blah. The sizes range from 7.5 to 9. The handbags, purses, and shoes were all purchased new from the person we received them from and are authentic and are still in new condition or they just worn one time. We are hoping to get everything priced and into the shop and in our online store in the next couple of weeks.

11-12-20

 

This weeks feature item is this oval oak wall mount coat rack with cast iron hooks and beveled glass mirror. It measures 32” wide X 21” tall and is in excellent condition.

9-25-20

 

It has been crazy here at Red Cedar Mercantile Antiques and I have fallen behind with my weekly feature items. We actually found some antique shows and flea markets this fall that we have been able to set up at, and this weekend will be our third show in the past 3 weeks. This weekend on Sunday we will be in Elkhorn Wisconsin at their HUGE antique show.

This week’s feature item is this very nice 3 slot Automatic Electric Co. model LPB-82-55 rotary payphone in excellent original condition. These can be retro fitted and work with today’s technology. Perfect for a man cave or home bar.

 

 

7-30-20

 

Good morning from Red Cedar Mercantile Antiques. This weeks feature item is this Silverleafe Dinner Pail Brand lard tin from the Swift & Co. It was designed to be reused as a lunch pail after the lard was used up. The top lid is a removable thermos that would be used for your drink, the bottom would be where you put your lunch.

6-18-20

 

Good morning from Red Cedar Mercantile Antiques. This weeks feature item is this very nice metal Goodrich Tires Central Service & Storage INC. Gas & Oil Monroe, LA advertising match box cover. It has a 1926 schedule of drillers at home at the following towns: Alexandria, Jackson, Vicksburg, Meridian, Laurel, Gulfport, and Hattiesburg. It is in very good + condition and measures 2 5/16" long X 1 1/2" tall X 3/4" thick. This great advertising piece would be an excellent addition to any collection and will display very well.

6-4-20

 

Good morning from Red Cedar Mercantile Antiques. This weeks feature item are these walking plow handles. We just picked up 5 sets, they have steam bent handles and are new and unused. These handles are getting very hard to find.

They can be found in out online store, or stop by the shop, we are open Thursday through Monday 10:00 to 4:00.

3-26-20

Good Morning from Red Cedar Mercantile Antiques.

While our brick and mortar store is closed due to the state wide shut down, our on-line store is still open and we are taking orders and shipping items out.

So until we can open our doors again to the public all our feature item posts will be something you can find in our on-line store and purchase. We are adding new items every day just click on the On-Line button above.

Today's feature item are these 4 prototype Old Style Beer mock-up can labels from the 1960's. The 2 Oktoberfest styles were ever put into production. They are a paper label with a plastic overlay.

They are listed individually at $50.00 each

 

3-5-20

 

Good Morning,

 

This week’s feature item is this 1947 porcelain Texaco Fire Chief Gasoline sign. It measures 18” tall X 12” wide. This size sign was attached to the front of the gas pumps. It can be found in our online store under advertising.

 

2-13-20

 

Good Morning,

This weeks feature item is a piece of local history. This 12' long sherer seed counter came out of a store in Wickwear, Wi. All the glass and cast drawer pulls are original. It even still has the cast bottle opener on the side.It is in excellent condition with the Sherer stencils still on each end.$8,500.00.

2-9-20

 

Our first show of the season is the WJMC Indoor Garage Sale at the Barron Area Community Center in Barron, WI. It is next Saturday, February 15th. This is a 1 day show, the doors open at 8:00 AM. 

 

2-6-20

Good Morning,

This weeks feature item is this free standing stoplight. It has a cast iron base and stands 6' 5" tall overall. The lights all come on together and do not switch between the colors. Prefect for the man cave or garage. $575.00 + tx.

 

 

 

1-30-20

 

We are open for the 2020 season!!!! Our feature item for this week is our entire tool section. We have the largest selection of antique and vintage tools in Northwest Wisconsin. Tractor and implement, blacksmith, auto mechanics, farming, and woodworking. Stop in and check out what we have.

9-30-19

 

Thursday October 3rd we change to our winter hours. We will be open Thursday thru Monday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.

 

6-14-19

 

UPDATE: We have been allowed to keep our larger signs where they are until we get this straightened out. We do have to move our small open sign and banners back farther away from the hwy.

 

 

 

 

To all our valued Red Cedar Mercantile Antiques customers.

 

Beginning Monday June 17th, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, after 10 years, will no longer honor the agreement we have with them to have our business signs out by the highway and visible to oncoming traffic. They are forcing us to move all Red Cedar Mercantile Antiques signage back 200 feet from the highway. Our signs will no longer be visible from HWY 8 unless you look directly down our driveway. This includes our Antiques Ahead signs, our business sign, open signs, and all banners. We know this will negatively affect our business, but we are NOT closing. The DOT is reviewing our circumstance and hopefully we can arrive at a suitable conclusion that both parties can agree upon.

 

Rob & Dawn

 

 

 

 

6-2-18

Over the years I have had a lot of interest in my personal ride-on toy collection on display in the shop. My collecting interests have changed and it is time to offer some of these toys for sale.  This week’s feature item is this rare all original 1978 Allis Chalmers 7045 pedal tractor. 

 

Red Cedar Mercantile Antiques brought home the plaque for most creative pinewood derby car this year at the Boy Scouts Chippewa Valley Council Adult Pinewood Derby fund raiser . The winning car (wagon) was all hand made except for the wheels. RCM's other two cars came in 11th and 31st overall posting scale speeds of 188 and 184 mph. The wagon could only get up to 153 mph. Stop by the shop and check out the wagon.

Red Cedar Mercantile Antiques is located 2 1/2 miles west of Cameron, Wisconsin on US HWY 8

 

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1 mile west of the US HWY 53 and US HWY 8 interchange on HWY 8

 

1824 US HWY 8

Cameron, Wisconsin 54822

 

(715) 458-4931

Store Hours

OPEN

Thursday thru Monday

10am - 4pm

 

CLOSED

Tuesday and Wednesday

The month of January

 

2021 Show Schedule

June 26-27, 2021

Hungry Hollow Steam Show

7am Daily

Hunry Hollow Steam Club Grounds

Barron, WI 

 

July 23-25, 2021

Little Log House Antique Steam&Gas Power Show

8am-5pm Daily

Little Log House Pioneer Village

Hastings, MN

 

August 7-8, 2021

Cambridge Antique Fair

8am-5pm; 9am -4pm

Isanti Co. Fairgrounds

Cambridge, MN

 

August 20-22, 2021

Badger Steam & Gas Show

Gates open 8am

Badger Steam Engine Club Grounds

Baraboo, WI

 

September 26, 2021

Elkhorn Antique Flea Market

7am-3pm

Walworth Co. Fairgrounds

Elkhorn, Wi

 

 

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